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New York by gas-light

Foster, George G.

New York by gas-light

with here and there a streak of sunshine.

by Foster, George G.

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Published by M.J. Ivers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 15448.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination127 p.
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13553861M
    OCLC/WorldCa11296134

      Among book collectors these sorts of books are know as gaslight books (possibly after “New York by Gas-Light” first published in ). Anyhow they are not all that rare or uncommon even though the survival rate for cheap paperback books from the 19th century is low. Compre o livro New York by Gas–Light (Paper) na : confira as ofertas para livros em inglês e importados New York by Gas–Light (Paper) - Livros na Amazon Brasil- Pular para conteúdo principal/5(7).

    Gaslight is a French Brasserie celebrating our 8 year anniversary and our Boston Magazine award for Best French Brasserie. Starting in early spring, we have a wonderful heated patio, which is offset from all traffic and enclosed to create a romantic atmosphere/5(K).   The soft luminescence of electric light brings a mysterious glow to City Hall, the New York World Building and the newly opened City Hall subway station in PODCAST The streets of New York have been lit in various ways through the decades, from the wisps of whale-oil flame to the modern comfort of gas .

    metropolitan New York while maintaining a safe and reliable natural gas supply to more than million gas customers. Wehave employees on duty 24 hours a day, days a year to ensure the safety and reliability of our gas system. Wework closely with multiple pipeline suppliers to ensure a consistent and reliable flow of gas into our system. Gaslight Inn, Red Hook: See 19 traveler reviews, 3 candid photos, and great deals for Gaslight Inn, ranked #3 of 4 B&Bs / inns in Red Hook and rated of 5 at Tripadvisor/5(19).


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March The newly incorporated New York Gas Light Co. became the first company to get the deal to make and lay cast-iron pipes, as well as supply the gas for the lighting, down Broadway—from Grand Street to Battery. The project was completed inmaking Broadway the first street to be lit.

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